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Khaitan & Co

08 October 2010

pieMnA AZB & Partners has topped the mergermarket league table for the first three quarters of 2010 in a record year of M&A activity so far. The firm is followed in the rankings by Desai & Diwanji, Amarchand Mangaldas, Khaitan & Co and newcomer Tatva Legal according to the total number of mandates.

23 September 2010

Khaitan&Co-Devidas-Banerji Khaitan & Co has hired its second full-time banking partner, with former Clifford Chance London and Singapore senior associate Devidas Banerji joining in Mumbai.

17 September 2010

Legally India newsletterIt is fair to say that a sizable number of Indian senior associates and junior partners are preoccupied with equity, or rather a lack of it.

17 September 2010

Nalsar-hyderabad Nalsar Hyderabad has placed 35 students with law firms out of a 2011 graduating batch of 81, as the in-house recruitment round is yet to begin.

15 September 2010

Khaitan & Co and Kanga & Co have assisted on the sale of more than 74,000 square metres of industrial real estate in Andheri East, Mumbai from Borosil Glass Works to Neepa Real Estate Private Limited for Rs 830 crore ($178m).

14 September 2010

Khaitan-Co_Rajat-MukherjeeEXCLUSIVE: Khaitan & Co has hired Symbiosis graduate Rajat Mukherjee as an “associate partner”, which is the first time a non-equity salaried partner has joined the firm under the revamped partnership structure.

10 September 2010

Khaitan & Co and White & Case LLP have advised Indian-listed transmission tower manufacturer KEC International in its $ 95m acquisition of US-based SAE Towers Holdings LLC which was advised by Hogan Lovells LLP.

03 September 2010

power-line-by_abooth202 Private equity giant Blackstone has widened its circle of standing Indian advisers to include Desai & Diwanji on its latest investments in the power sector, having used Khaitan & Co on its previous two major deals. Luthra & Luthra advised its long-standing clients Moser Baer Projects in the $300m stake buy, and Clarus Law led for Monnet Power Company on Blackstone's $70m investment.

30 August 2010

oberoi-trident-hotel_by_Humayunn_NA_PeerzaadaAZB & Partners and Khaitan & Co have assisted in Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Rs 1020 crore ($217m) buy today of a 14.12 per cent stake in the Oberoi hotel and resort chain owners.

30 August 2010

Khaitan & Co and Majmudar & Co have advised French IT services group Atos Origin in its 100 per cent acquisition of Indian e-payments processing unit Venture Infotek Global for around $99m in order to set-up an integrated Hi-Tech Transactional Services (HTTS) company Atos Wordline in India.

28 August 2010

Khaitan & Co along with London-based marine insurance and admiralty specialist Walton & Morse LLP have settled $ 2.9 m dispute between Sesa Goa and a German Shipping conglomerate following an international maritime arbitration.

09 August 2010

NLIU-Bhopal-gyanmandirKhaitan & Co emerged as winner at NLIU Bhopal, winning the signatures of five final-year students on job offers as Trilegal, Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan, ICICI Bank and Pangea3 also turned up to recruit from the law school on the first day of its campus recruitment last week and Amarchand Mangaldas inviting 10 students for interview.

06 August 2010

rupeesAmarchand, Luthra & Luthra, Khaitan & Co and Trilegal have all ramped up their basic starter pay above Rs 10 lakhs, with offered packages including bonuses now running up to Rs 15 lakh at the top end.

30 July 2010

NUJS_KolkataNUJS Kolkata saw almost a third of its batch snapped up by law firms as Amarchand Mangaldas, Khaitan & Co, Luthra & Luthra and Trilegal together made 30 offers two weeks ago.

28 July 2010

internet-IT-globeKhaitan & Co's recent White & Case lateral hire has advised Reliance Industries and Infotel Broadband Services on a $500m loan to finance its broadband wireless access (BWA) auction win. Linklaters and Juris Corp advised the lead lender RBS.

28 July 2010
Khaitan & Co has advised Rabobank's private equity unit Rabo Equity Advisors in its investment of Rs 50 crores in Agra-based integrated packaging company called Vacmet India Limited for a 23.92 per cent post-issue equity stake.
05 July 2010

stock_exchange_chartAmarchand Mangaldas acted on more than half of the total number of Qualified Institutional Placements (QIPs) in Legally India's QIP League Table of the 2009-2010 fiscal year. AZB & Partners and Khaitan & Co were the second-busiest followed by J Sagar Associates (JSA) and Crawford Bayley and S&R Associates amongst domestic firms.

International firm Jones Day bagged the maximum QIPs out of foreign law firms acting for the book running lead managers while Linklaters, Dorsey & Whitney and Clifford Chance also won mandates on a significant numbers of fundraisings.

23 June 2010
Khaitan & Co has advised on the setting up of two domestic venture capital (VC) funds iPro Capital Private Equity Trust and Subhkam Growth Fund, with each planning to raise approximately Rs 100 crores in various sectors under their maiden schemes.
27 May 2010

car-electric-reva-by-revanorgeKhaitan & Co has advised India's largest utility vehicle maker in acquiring Bangalore electric car manufacturer REVA Electric Car Company, which was advised by Trilegal.

27 May 2010
Crawford Bayley sold 350,000 square foot of client Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company (BDMC)'s real estate complex in Parel to Khaitan & Co client Axis Bank for around $170m.